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Published by Ann Arbor Science in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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ContributionsWalters, Douglas B.
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Open LibraryOL21211967M
ISBN 100250403544

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Safe Handling of Chemical Carcinogens, Mutagens, Teratogens and Highly Toxic Substances. Volume 2 [Walters, Douglas B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Safe Handling of Chemical Carcinogens, Mutagens, Teratogens and Highly Toxic Substances. Volume 2Author: Douglas B. Walters. Safe handling of chemical carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens, and highly toxic substances. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Ann Arbor Science Publishers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Douglas B Walters. "SAFE HANDLING OF CHEMICAL CARCINOGENS, MUTAGENS, TERATOGENS AND HIGHLY TOXIC SUBSTANCES. VOLUME 2 By Douglas B. Walters. " See all Item description. Guidelines on Handling Chemical Carcinogens, Teratogens and Mutagens New Edition incorporating requirements of CoSHH 1. Background, Scope and Purpose of the Code The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (section 7) introduced specific legal duties relating to the use of carcinogens, including a hierarchy.

• Substance listed or suspected asSubstance listed or suspected as carcinogen, mutagen, teratogen,or, or “highly toxic” • Recommended use of unusual handling equipment or PPE • SpecSpec c a d deta edific and detailed reguegu atedlated limitattat o s a d equ e e tsions and requirements Interpret what you read against your lab situation. select article Safe handling of chemical carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens, and highly toxic substances: by Douglas B. Walters (Ed.)., Ann Arbor Science Publishers. The OSHA Laboratory Safety Standard recommends that the Chemical Hygiene Plan include standard operating procedures for handling and storage of reproductive toxins including mutagens, teratogens, and . Safety Division. andling of carcinogens Where possible, every effort must be made to use non-carcinogenic (or less toxic) chemicals in preference to carcinogenic (or highly toxic) substances. When using carcinogens, the ALARA principle, As Low As Reasonably Achievable, should be adopted.

1. Author(s): Walters,Douglas B; Nippon Kagakukai.; Nihon Kagakkai. Title(s): Safe handling of chemical carcinogens, mutagens, and highly toxic substances/ edited by. The safe handling of carcinogens is the handling of cancer causing substances in a safe and responsible ogens are defined as 'a substance or agent that can cause cells to become cancerous by altering their genetic structure so that they multiply continuously and become malignant'. The Australian NOHSC Definitions divides carcinogens into three categories. Thus, with proper handling, even highly toxic chemicals can be used safely. Conversely, less toxic chemicals can be extremely hazardous if handled improperly. The actual health risk of a chemical depends on the toxicity and the actual exposure. No matter how toxic the material may be, there is little risk involved unless it enters the body.   Carcinogens, Reproductive Toxins, and Teratogens To ensure the current status of a chemical, check with the coordinating agency at the locations footnoted, a current safety data sheet (SDS) or call Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) at ()